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Leaked intel reportedly gathered by IDF and about ISIS activities in Syria

Shavit's comments follow reports that Trump divulged highly classified intelligence to Russian diplomats during a meeting earlier this month. After White House officials denied that the president had shared classified data inappropriately, Trump tweeted that he has "the absolute right" to share information with the Russians.



Macron's wide margin of victory is deceiving, and his mandate is tenuous

Valls, a man deeply associated with the unpopular President Fran├žois Hollande, supported Macron rather than the Socialist Party candidate during the presidential election. The far-right, anti-euro Marine Le Pen , who sought to take France out of the European Union, had 34 per cent. In a series of tweets posted in German and French he said: "Congratulations Emmanuel Macron".



Donald Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russians in Oval Office

He said his written statement "was just a more realistic view of how important it is to understand how closely some of this (classified) information has to be held and why". Israel's government has remained close-lipped on the matter. In a further, extraordinary twist to developments, President Vladimir Putin waded in to say Moscow could provide Congress with a record of Trump's controversial exchange with Russia's top diplomat and its ambassador to Moscow last week.



Amash: If true, Comey memo is grounds for impeachment

The White House defended Trump's disclosure of classified information to senior Russ. He said he hopes Comey will "in all dispatch" speak to congressional committees investigation Russian meddling in the election. Democrats called ever more loudly for a more aggressive investigation into what they described as possible obstruction of justice. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain said late Tuesday that the developments had reached "a point where it's of Watergate size and ...


Qld lags with jobless rate stuck at 6.3pct

Qld lags with jobless rate stuck at 6.3pct

Wages for resource workers rose just 0.6 per cent over the past year. The 1.9 per cent annual growth continues the record low hit in the December quarter and is the lowest rate of growth seen since records began in 1998. Jobs data for April is due on Thursday. The Reserve Bank of Australia has repeatedly expressed concerns recently that slow growth in wages, alongside high household debt levels, could weigh on spending.